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Malus 'Royal Beauty' - crab apple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Malus 'Royal Beauty' - crab apple

Some crab apples can easily compete with Japanese ornamental cherries as far as the beauty and colours of their flowers. This is the case of ´Royal Beauty´. It is a small tree growing about 2.5m tall, with weeping, somewhat narrow crown. In the spring it brings a profusion of deep pink to light purple …

Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' - European elder Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' - European elder

Aren’t the breeders krafty, I often say to myself. Take European elder, for instance. This omnipresent shrub grows anywhere, without any maintenance and the more you prune it the thicker it gets. Well, what a promising start for cultivation, someone said. And here we are! So forget this common weed …

Iris 'Autumn Echo' - Tall Bearded Iris Plants / Bulbs

Autumn Echo Classic Reblooming Iris

Slightly ruffled orange, brown, and golden-yellow flower glows like an autumn harvest moon in borders and rock gardens. 34-36 tall. So remarkable, so sophisticated, so elegant! This bicolor beauty is definitely the upper crust of reblooming irises. #1 field-grown rhizomes. Deer tend to avoid. Iris germanica …

Athyrium filix-femina - Lady Fern Plants / Ferns

Lady Fern

Versatile, carefree. Fills shady, moist areas where other plants fail. Lacy fronts up to 30 long and 12-24 wide. Superb in cutting. Lady Ferns bring elegance to any shady spot all summer long. Ferns thrive in places where nothing else will grow and bring the beauty of forest glens to your landscape. …

Kerria japonica 'Honshu' - Japanese rose Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Kerria japonica 'Honshu' - Japanese rose

Kerria japonica - Japanese Kerria Family: Rosaceae (Ker-ria: named for William Kerr, Kew Gardener and Collector) Kerria japonica is a hardy (Zone 5) deciduous shrub that matures at 3 to 5 feet in height. Its a dense mounded plant with numerous slender, zigzagging branches that emerge at ground level. …

Viburnum dentatum 'Blue Muffin' - Arrowwood Viburnum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Blueberry Muffin Arrowwood Viburnum Shrub

Blue Muffin® (V. dentatum. Christom) An exciting new compact selection of Arrowwood Viburnum! The perfect for residential landscapes. This compact beauty has loads of white spring flowers, and an impressive display of rich blue berries. Makes a great low hedge or foundation plant. Good container growing …

Wild Food Plants of Indiana and Adjacent States Other / Books

Wild Food Plants of Indiana and Adjacent States

This delightful field guide to wild foods describes more than eighty edible plants that grow in Indiana and adjacent states and gives directions for delicious ways-many originals, all tested in the field- of preparing them. The guide provides a plant perspective of Indiana and a seasonal guide to foraging, …

Clematis Other / Books

Clematis: Inspiration, Selection & Practical Guidance

Inspiration, Selection & Practical Guidance | Clematis are among the most showy of flowering perennials. They are surprisingly easy to cultivate in a wide range of temperate climates-there is a clematis perfect for almost every region in North America, and they come in spring and autumn blooming …

Digitalis x mertonensis - Strawberry Foxglove Plants / Perennials

Strawberry Foxglove - Digitalis mertonensis

The Strawberry Foxglove--A True Perennial! Evergreen foliage! Year-round beauty! This unusual and brilliantly-colored perennial Foxglove is a delight in the garden in any season, for its bright green foliage remains evergreen! In late spring and early summer, abundant buds open to luscious blooms the …

Caladium bicolor 'Florida Cardinal' - Fancy-leafed Caladium Plants / Perennials

Caladium bicolor 'Florida Cardinal' - Fancy-leafed Caladium

Florida Cardinal - this bright beauty is graced with bright burgundy leaves outlined with dark green. Fancy leafed Caladiums are very showy foliage plants with bright red, pink, green and white variegated leaves. Youll enjoy these South American beauties with heart shaped, rainbow colored leaves...prettier …

Designing with Plants Other / Books

Designing with Plants

When your new gardening bible comes with chapters entitled Birth, Life, and Death, you know youre in trouble. But be brave, turn to those chapters, and in some very practical little essays on planting, youll uncover the very down-to-earth principle from which Piet Oudolfs radical reinvention of gardening …

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden Other / Books

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden

Timber Press has previously published two critically acclaimed and bestselling books by Piet Oudolf, the influential Dutch landscape designer: Gardening with Grasses (with Michael King) and Designing with Plants (with Noël Kingsbury). This new collaboration with fellow Dutch plantsman Henk Gerritsen …

Hostas Other / Books

Hostas

The definitive guide to a popular hardy perennial. The growing popularity of hostas can be credited to their colorful beauty, longevity and ability to grow successfully just about anywhere. Hosta foliage comes in astonishing variations. From blue, green, yellow to multicolored, the leaves appear in all …

Sophora japonica 'Pendula' - Japanese pagoda tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Sophora japonica 'Pendula' - Japanese pagoda tree

If you went looking for a tree typical for every city you would find jacarandas in Buenos Aires, London planes in London, and in Prague you would be struck by the beauty of Japanese pagoda trees. Numerous specimens were planted there many years ago. Now they have skyscraping trunks and huge crowns, blooming …

Garden Flora Other / Books

Garden Flora

Garden Flora: The Natural and Cultural History of the Plants In Your Garden The oldest rose fossil was found in Colorado and dates to 35 million years ago. Marigolds, infamous for their ability to self-seed, are named for an Etruscan god who sprang from a ploughed field. And daffodils—an icon of spring—were …